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World Health Organization Says Coronavirus Is a Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The director said the organization is ‘deeply concerned by the alarming levels of spread and severity’ of the virus.
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Amtrak Rolls Out New 'Airline-Style' Ticketing Policy

A new fare structure is now in place for Amtrak passengers that imposes penalties for passengers that cancel or reschedule their trips. Read more to see what are the policies.
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Disneyland and Walt Disney World Have Raised Their Admission Prices

You must be this rich to ride. Visiting the happiest place on earth is going to cost you more cash in 2020. Admission to the happiest place on earth might cost you a little more. https://t.co/63NyjyhjMu — USA TODAY (@USATODAY) February 11, 2020 Both Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney...
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Pizza Sent Nearly 4,000 People to the ER in 2018

Be careful with that slice of pepperoni. Believe it or not, pizza-related injuries are on the rise and spiked by 50% in 2018, reported the New York Post. Pizza sent a record number of Americans to the ER in 2018 https://t.co/6rGbPzBmFp pic.twitter.com/4KEXOlSjos — New York Post (@nypost) February 7...
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Day 4 of Trump Impeachment Hearings

Wednesday marks the the fourth day of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The three witnesses scheduled to field questions from the House Intelligence Committee are Gordon Sondland, the United States Ambassador to the European Union, Laura Cooper, the deputy...
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What You Need to Know About Election Day 2019

Voters around the United States will be casting their ballots on Election Day on Tues., Nov. 5. Here are some helpful tips on finding out where you should cast your vote, who the candidates are, and some historical background on how Election Day began. Photo credit (Getty Images) What is Election...
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Winter Will Be Powerful, But Delayed, Says AccuWeather

(1020 KDKA) - Accuweather's just released long range forecast predicts the worst of winter will be late in coming, but when it gets here, look out. Long range forecaster Paul Pastelok says November temperatures should be slightly above normal, close to normal in December , with below average...
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World's Oceans May Be in Danger, Climate Change Report Claims

A new climate report claimed that oceans are rising faster, and ice is melting more. The report is by the United Nations-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and is warning “severe damage” to both the oceans and icy regions. It consists of a 42-page summary that explains how Earth’s...
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White House Releases Transcript of Trump and Ukrainian President Phone Call

(AP/KYW) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): Your browser does not support the iframe HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or later. 10:05 a.m. The intelligence community's...
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Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison for College Scam

( AP ) — Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. The "Desperate Housewives" star was scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court Friday after pleading guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud in May. She's the...
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